• Subject : ART & CRAFT CLASSES
  • No. of Sessions : 2 (1 day )
  • Time Schedule : 10:30 AM - 13:30 PM
  • Dates : 08 May 2020 | 22 May 2020 | 05 June 2020 | 19 June 2020 | 03 July 2020

  • Fee : AED 999 (per class), Package (2 Classes): AED 1799, Extra Package: AED 1599, Material Fee: AED 400 (not included)
  • Audience : 16 +
  • Speaker/Instructor : SALEH AL SHUKAIRI
  • Venue : The Theatre at Mall of Emirates Parking level 2 Orange facing A6: Sign up SVP call 050 687 4398


    Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy based on the Arabic alphabet. It is known in Arabic as khatt , derived from the word `line`, `design`, or `construction`. Kufic is the oldest form of the Arabic script.

    This course concentrates on the elements and the language of Classical Arabic Calligraphy through the visual elements (line, volume, texture, color, shape). Moreover, this course also concentrates on the recognition of the different forms, Styles & Types of Arabic Calligraphy. In addition, you will learn the History of Arabic Calligraphy, the materials & tools of the Calligraphers.
    • To introduce the basic elements, principles and techniques of Arabic Calligraphy.
    • To develop the perceptional ability of the recognition of Letters and their Forms, Styles & Types.
    • To prepare students to deal positively with letters in each Style.
    • Drawing by writing and lining, and making artistic shapes of Arabic Letters and aesthetic relations through geometrical and free forms, etc.
    • Making forms, masses, and models (if Necessary)

    Classic Calligraphy Materials:

    ·       Bamboos Pens

    ·       Pencils 

    ·       Copy of Arabic Calligraphy 

    ·       Glossy Papers A4 & A3 each 100 sheets 

    ·       Black Ink

    ·       Threads

    ·       Small Glass Container



    Saleh Al Shukairi is a member of the Omani Society for Fine Arts, where he is one of the founders and active participant of the Calligraphy Club and the Youth Studio. Saleh has exhibited internationally, notably in Germany, Pakistan, South Korea, Washington DC - USA and the UAE, and the 11th Asian Art Biennale in Bangladesh he received an "Honorary Award". He has participated in all calligraphy workshops in Oman since 1993, the largest painting in the world the Muscat Festival in 2000 and in Sharjah 2009 and in the Folk Festival organized by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, USA, in 2005.
    Saleh`s work ranges from time-honored classical religious calligraphy to contemporary abstract work that utilizes this traditional art form. He enjoys experimenting with materials, colors and techniques to produce his evocative pieces. He has produced more than One Hundred Sixty artworks since 90`s.